Archive for July, 2020

Tribute To Gerry Posted

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

Pride And Sadness After Full-Back's Passing

In case you don't automatically go looking in our Obituaries area at this sad time, please be aware that that is where we have published our lengthy appreciation of the life and career of Gerry Harris. The tough defender died earlier this week at the age of 84, having spent his final years in a care home at Alveley, on the road between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster.

Gerry Harris: 1935 – 2020

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

Remarkable Rise Of Lad Born To Farm

Among the best full-backs never to have won a senior international cap' is one tribute that has been paid. The most decorated Wolves left-back of all time' is another to be going along with.

Outstanding Captain On A Distinguished List

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Ever-Present Heroes From Across The Decades

Billy Wright never managed it, nor Stan Cullis. Neither did Steve Bull. But proud Scouser Conor Coady is by no means walking alone as the holder of an ever-present Wolves appearance record.

Goal Twins In Privileged Company

Friday, July 24th, 2020

Top 50 Places For Nuno's Golden Duo

Two of Wolves' overseas gems have used English football's restart to make it into the top 50 in the club's list of all-time highest scorers. No prizes for guessing that Diogo Jota and Raul Jimenez are the players in question, with power to add on Sunday away to a Chelsea side against whom both have proved a menace in recent times.

Funeral Day Fills Kelly With Pride

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Striker Speaks Of His Fondness For Legendary Manager

David Kelly has paid tribute to his international mentor Jack Charlton - and expressed the fervent wish that there will be a memorial service to him later in the year. Thousands lined the streets of Ashington in Northumberland today for the funeral of the World Cup winner, who passed away aged 85 ten days ago.

Jerry’s Eyes On Promotion

Saturday, July 18th, 2020

Play-Off Challenge For Compton Old Boy

Jim Barron will be keeping a close eye on the fortunes of former Wolves coach Jerry Gill tomorrow as the non-League season moves towards a belated conclusion. The two know each other from their time together at Birmingham during the Trevor Francis managerial era and were reunited professionally at the start of the 2019-20 season virtually 12 months ago!

Things Just Seemed To Happen At Turf Moor

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Lofty At Centre Of Major Developments

Phil Parkes once lost his long-held place for a game at Burnley and, another time, reclaimed his senior jersey there following a spell in the shadows. He was also part of the side who sadly brought the curtain down on the Ronnie Allen era with a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.

European Trail Blazers

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

The Run To The All-British 1972 Final

Forget Chelsea v Manchester United in Moscow 12 seasons ago or Liverpool v Tottenham in Madrid last year, the 1972 UEFA Cup final between Wolves and Tottenham was the first-ever all-British major European final. The tie was played over two legs as the showpiece last stage of a tournament expanded from the old Fairs Cup.

Europe, Waggy, Golf….And A Love Of Anfield

Friday, July 10th, 2020

A Quick Q&A With Geoff

With Lockdown easing but life still anything but normal, we decided to present this new pre-Europa League draw chat with Geoff Palmer in a different format. How else could we skim across so many varied topics in the time available?

Knighton In Print

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Another Good Reason To Reach For Quality Magazine

If you love Wolves Heroes, you will find much to pore over as well in a football magazine with which we have retained close links. We make no apologies for again beating the drum on behalf of our friends at Backpass, who have been mapping out a survival course in their attempts to steer a way out of these troubled times.

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